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Women Parliamentarians Performance Report 2020-21

Women Parliamentarians Performance Report 2020-21

ISLAMABAD: Constituting only 20 percent of the Parliament, female lawmakers contributed 28 percent parliamentary agenda during 2020-2021. Their performance matched, or in some instances exceeded, the performance of their male colleagues in both agenda contribution and attendance. On average, each ... Read More »

International Women’s Day: Mobilizing Movements For Change

International Women’s Day: Mobilizing Movements For Change

—by Zainab Zafar Our society has been culturally conditioned to exhibit its allergy towards the very notion of Women’s Day. Divided opinions, biased perspectives and dying tolerance apart, look at an odd fact that we are a society that beheads ... Read More »

“The weapon against misogyny is women empowerment!”

“The weapon against misogyny is women empowerment!”

—by Lubna Jerar Naqvi Every March 8,people organize rallies, give speeches and attend gatherings to commemorate International Women’s Day. A day when people focus on the problems faced by women across the world. Pakistan also observes this day by organizing ... Read More »

Peace journalism

Peace journalism

—by Lubna Jerar Naqvi In the first week of February 2021, the media reported the murder of four people who were shot dead in Karachi, Pakistan. The two words ‘murder’ and ‘loss of life’ are enough to reveal the intensity ... Read More »

Government taking steps for women empowerment: Begum Samina Arif Alvi

Government taking steps for women empowerment: Begum Samina Arif Alvi

KARACHI: Begum Samina Arif Alvi has said that the Government is taking steps to empower women, improve working conditions, guarding against harassment and giving equal opportunities to both men and women. She said that women empowerment was pivotal for Pakistan’s ... Read More »